South Granville Seniors Friendship Centre Society

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We are a non-profit community centre that has supported healthy and independent lifestyles for local seniors in the South Granville/Fairview area for over 38 years. We work together with adults 55+ to support their well-being in ways that promote friendship, diversity and individual worth. We provide: Social activities, out trips, wellness programs, educational programs, 45 special events, lunch programs four times a week, computer classes, massage therapy, community kitchen, ESL classes, spontaneous art making, legal clinics, income tax clinics, hair clinic, yoga classes, osteo-arthritis fit, Tai Chi, Stretch and Strength, Brain Gym, Introduction to Spanish, Gentle Hand & Foot Care, Hearing Clinic, Information and Referrals/Peer Support Program, Musical/Opera Appreciation, Singing Group, Bingo, Knitting Group, and a book club. We currently supervise over 250 volunteers and have 70 regular volunteers. In 2014, volunteers contributed more than 8,000 recorded hours. Our volunteers come from various backgrounds.

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  • map-pointBusiness Number: 107996217RR0001

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2015 Revenues: $318,432

$12,120: Total cash given to the charity for which tax receipts were issued.
$0: Total amount of non-cash gifts (e.g. securities, equipment, buildings, artwork, other in-kind gifts) made to the charity for which tax receipts were issued.
$0: Total amount received from other registered charities.
$1,600: Charities don’t issue tax receipts when a donor can’t be identified or doesn't want one. This category also includes collection boxes.
$170,596: Total amount received from any level of government in Canada.
$134,116: Income that doesn’t fit into other categories, such as sales revenue, interest and investment income, membership fees, etc.

2015 Expenditures: $298,855

$229,404: Total amount spent on charitable programs. "Programs" cover all charitable activities the organization carries out on its own.
$557: Total amount spent on fundraising, including office expenses, overhead, promotion costs, etc.
$68,894: Total amount spent on management and administration, including board meetings, accounting, rent, office supplies, etc.
$0: Total amount of gifts to qualified organizations. The majority of these donees are registered charities but some other organizations qualify as well.
$0: Expenses that don’t fit into another category, including political activities.

Assets, 2015 Year End: $610,388

$123,914: Total cash readily available.
$4,707: Amounts owed by individuals and organizations.
$448,661: Amounts invested in individuals and organizations
$29,806: Land and buildings at fair market value as well as equipment, vehicles, etc. The figure is net accumulated ammortization.
$3,300: Assets not falling under one of the other categories.

Liabilities, 2015 Year End: $40,346

$9,436: Short-term portion of debt obligations such as loans, mortgages, notes, and payments due for goods and services received.
$0: Amounts owing to founders, directors/trustees and like officials, non-arm’s length employees or members.
$30,910: Liabilities not falling under one of the other categories.

Worldwide Locations

South Granville Seniors Friendship Centre Society's headquarters is located at 1420 12Th Ave W, Vancouver BC, V6H1M8.

Breakdown of Programs

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Fundraising Methods

Dinners Mail